Surge in outsourcing after Carillion collapse ‘staggering’, unions say

#Trade unions have accused the government of failing to learn lessons from the collapse of Carillion, instead pumping even more money into outsourcing companies, a year on from the firm’s high-profile demise. The lifetime value… Read More

Obscure pro-Brexit group spends tens of thousands on Facebook ads

Tens of thousands of pounds are being spent on pro-Brexit Facebook adverts with little clarity on who is picking up the tab, despite the social network introducing new rules on the transparency of political adverts…. Read More

As Migrants Risk Crossing the English Channel, French Fishing Boats Pay a Price

BOULOGNE-SUR-MER, France — There is disquiet along the cold, foggy quays of this major French fishing port facing Britain. Captain after captain, returning to Boulogne-sur-Mer in squat fishing boats with the day’s haul of crab… Read More

Boris Johnson dismisses Brexit claims of Jaguar Land Rover boss

The former foreign secretary Boris Johnson has suggested he knows more about car manufacturing than the chief executive of Jaguar Land Rover. The Conservative MP and prominent leave campaign backer was responding to a caller… Read More